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1. The Big Lebowski (1998)

R | 117 min | Comedy, Crime

8.2
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69 Metascore

"The Dude" Lebowski, mistaken for a millionaire Lebowski, seeks restitution for his ruined rug and enlists his bowling buddies to help get it.

Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen | Stars: Jeff Bridges, John Goodman, Julianne Moore, Steve Buscemi

Votes: 600,155 | Gross: $17.45M

2. Jarhead (2005)

R | 125 min | Biography, Drama, War

7.0
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58 Metascore

A psychological study of operations desert shield and desert storm during the gulf war; through the eyes of a U.S marine sniper who struggles to cope with the possibility his girlfriend may be cheating on him back home.

Director: Sam Mendes | Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Jamie Foxx, Lucas Black, Scott MacDonald

Votes: 153,556 | Gross: $62.66M

3. W. (I) (2008)

PG-13 | 129 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.3
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56 Metascore

A chronicle of the life and presidency of George W. Bush.

Director: Oliver Stone | Stars: Josh Brolin, Elizabeth Banks, Ioan Gruffudd, Colin Hanks

Votes: 42,713 | Gross: $25.53M

4. Three Kings (1999)

R | 114 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.1
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82 Metascore

In the aftermath of the Persian Gulf War, four soldiers set out to steal gold that was stolen from Kuwait, but they discover people who desperately need their help.

Director: David O. Russell | Stars: George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, Ice Cube, Spike Jonze

Votes: 146,100 | Gross: $60.65M

5. The Manchurian Candidate (2004)

R | 129 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.6
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76 Metascore

In the midst of the Gulf War, soldiers are kidnapped and brainwashed for sinister purposes.

Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Denzel Washington, Liev Schreiber, Meryl Streep, Kimberly Elise

Votes: 92,124 | Gross: $65.96M

6. The Jacket (2005)

R | 103 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.1
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44 Metascore

A Gulf war veteran is wrongly sent to a mental institution for insane criminals, where he becomes the object of a doctor's experiments, and his life is completely affected by them.

Director: John Maybury | Stars: Adrien Brody, Keira Knightley, Daniel Craig, Kris Kristofferson

Votes: 98,794 | Gross: $6.30M

7. In the Army Now (1994)

PG | 91 min | Comedy, War

4.8
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Two misguided youths join the reserves to make some money for their entrepreneurial dreams. No sooner than they finish basic training are they called up to do their part to save the free world.

Director: Daniel Petrie Jr. | Stars: Pauly Shore, Lori Petty, Andy Dick, David Alan Grier

Votes: 10,723 | Gross: $28.86M

8. The Devil's Double (2011)

R | 109 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller

7.1
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52 Metascore

A chilling vision of the House of Saddam Hussein comes to life through the eyes of the man who was forced to become the double of Hussein's sadistic son.

Director: Lee Tamahori | Stars: Dominic Cooper, Ludivine Sagnier, Raad Rawi, Philip Quast

Votes: 56,384 | Gross: $1.36M

9. Courage Under Fire (1996)

R | 116 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

6.6
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77 Metascore

A U.S. Army officer, despondent about a deadly mistake he made, investigates a female chopper commander's worthiness for the Medal of Honor.

Director: Edward Zwick | Stars: Denzel Washington, Meg Ryan, Lou Diamond Phillips, Michael Moriarty

Votes: 43,526 | Gross: $59.03M

10. House of Saddam (2008– )

TV-MA | 232 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.6
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A mini-series that explores the inner workings of Saddam Hussein's family and his relationship with his closest advisers.

Stars: Igal Naor, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Makram Khoury, Philip Arditti

Votes: 3,159

11. Towelhead (2007)

R | 124 min | Drama

7.0
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57 Metascore

A young Arab-American girl struggles with her sexual obsession, a bigoted Army reservist and her strict father during the Gulf War.

Director: Alan Ball | Stars: Summer Bishil, Aaron Eckhart, Peter Macdissi, Chris Messina

Votes: 10,716 | Gross: $0.37M

12. Soldier's Girl (2003 TV Movie)

R | 112 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.9
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The true story of the price a young soldier paid for falling in love with a transsexual night-club performer.

Director: Frank Pierson | Stars: Troy Garity, Lee Pace, Andre Braugher, Shawn Hatosy

Votes: 5,665

13. A Christmas Visitor (2002 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

7.1
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A father struggles with the past. A daughter fights for the future. A mother searches for answers. The Boyajians have not celebrated Christmas in 11 years. They lost their faith when they ... See full summary »

Director: Christopher Leitch | Stars: William Devane, Meredith Baxter, Dean McDermott, Reagan Pasternak

Votes: 791

14. Redacted (2007)

R | 90 min | Crime, Thriller, War

6.1
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52 Metascore

The devastating reconstruction of the rape and murder of a 15-year-old Iraqi girl by American soldiers in Samarra in 2006.

Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Patrick Carroll, Rob Devaney, Izzy Diaz, Ty Jones

Votes: 9,303 | Gross: $0.07M

15. The Pentagon Wars (1998 TV Movie)

R | 104 min | Comedy, War

7.3
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Story of a cover up in the military.

Director: Richard Benjamin | Stars: Kelsey Grammer, Cary Elwes, Viola Davis, John C. McGinley

Votes: 2,706

16. Bob Roberts (1992)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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A right-wing folk singer becomes a corrupt politician and runs a crooked election campaign. Only one independent muck-raking reporter is trying to stop him.

Director: Tim Robbins | Stars: Tim Robbins, Giancarlo Esposito, Alan Rickman, Ray Wise

Votes: 12,120 | Gross: $4.48M

17. Bravo Two Zero (1999 TV Movie)

R | 122 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.9
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This is the true story of the most highly decorated British patrol since the Boer war: an eight man SAS team inserted behind Iraqi lines during the Gulf War in January 1991. Their mission ... See full summary »

Director: Tom Clegg | Stars: Sean Bean, Jamie Bartlett, Kevin Collins, Ian Curtis

Votes: 3,403

18. Bitter Lake (2015)

136 min | Documentary

8.2
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An experimental documentary that explores Saudi Arabia's relationship with the U.S. and the role this has played in the war in Afghanistan.

Director: Adam Curtis | Stars: George Bush, George W. Bush, Joanne Herring, Hamid Karzai

Votes: 2,007

19. Lektionen in Finsternis (1992)

Not Rated | 54 min | Documentary, War

8.1
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This film shows the disaster of the Kuwaitian oil fields in flames, with few interviews and no explanatory narration. Hell itself is presented in such beautiful sights and music that one has to be fascinated by it.

Director: Werner Herzog | Star: Werner Herzog

Votes: 4,181

20. Friday on My Mind (1992– )

50 min | Drama

7.4
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A widow whose husband died in the Gulf War forms a relationship with his colleague.

Stars: Robert Beach, Caroline Berry, David Calder, Christopher Eccleston

Votes: 11

21. Live from Baghdad (2002 TV Movie)

Unrated | 108 min | Drama, War

7.4
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CNN producer Robert Wiener, his colleague and their crew venture to the Iraqi capital to cover the Gulf War.

Director: Mick Jackson | Stars: Michael Keaton, Helena Bonham Carter, Joshua Leonard, Lili Taylor

Votes: 4,101

22. Dancing Arabs (2014)

Not Rated | 104 min | Drama

7.2
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73 Metascore

A Palestinian-Israeli boy named Eyad is sent to a prestigious boarding school in Jerusalem, where he struggles with issues of language, culture, and identity.

Director: Eran Riklis | Stars: Tawfeek Barhom, Razi Gabareen, Yaël Abecassis, Michael Moshonov

Votes: 1,398 | Gross: $0.28M

23. Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Media (1992)

Not Rated | 167 min | Documentary, Biography, War

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A film about the noted American linguist/political dissident and his warning about corporate media's role in modern propaganda.

Directors: Mark Achbar, Peter Wintonick | Stars: Noam Chomsky, Mark Achbar, Karin Aguilar-San Juan, Paul Andrews

Votes: 3,834

24. The Human Shield (1991)

R | 88 min | Action, Drama, War

4.6
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An ex-Marine who was hired to train Iraqi soldiers to fight Iran returns to Iraq as a CIA agent to free his brother, who has been imprisoned there by a renegade general.

Director: Ted Post | Stars: Michael Dudikoff, Tommy Hinkley, Hanna Azoulay Hasfari, Steve Inwood

Votes: 363

25. The Power of Nightmares: The Rise of the Politics of Fear (2004)

157 min | Documentary, History

8.9
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78 Metascore

A series of three documentaries about the use of fear for political gain.

Stars: Gilles Kepel, Melvin Goodman, Stephen Holmes, William Kristol

Votes: 3,473

26. The One That Got Away (1996 TV Movie)

110 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.2
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The existence of the anti-Iraq coalition was threatened when Saddam targetted Israel. In order to keep Israel out of the war, and the coalition together the Scuds had to be stopped. SAS ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Greengrass | Stars: Jody Abrahams, Nick Brimble, Simon Burke, David Clatworthy

Votes: 323

27. Death of a President (2006)

R | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.4
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49 Metascore

Years after the assassination of President George W. Bush in Chicago, an investigative documentary examines that as-yet-unsolved crime.

Director: Gabriel Range | Stars: Hend Ayoub, Becky Ann Baker, George W. Bush, Brian Boland

Votes: 6,650 | Gross: $0.52M

28. George Carlin: Jammin' in New York (1992 TV Special)

59 min | Documentary, Comedy

8.8
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When George Carlin is asked which HBO concert is his favorite, his answer is always, "Jammin' In New York." The reasons are several: It was his first HBO show done live; it was the first he... See full summary »

Director: Rocco Urbisci | Star: George Carlin

Votes: 2,579

29. Strange World (1999– )

45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.1
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Brilliant, terminally ill, army scientist Paul Turner investigates criminal activities that involve unethical experiments on humans, environmental hazards, biological weapons and a mysterious group with a sinister agenda.

Stars: Tim Guinee, Kristin Lehman, Sandra Quarterman, Vivian Wu

Votes: 102

30. Contact (1992)

30 min | Short

6.3
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An American soldier and an Arab soldier confront each other during wartime in the desert, each hoping to kill the other. But in order to survive, they must lay down their arms and cooperate.

Director: Jonathan Darby | Stars: Brad Bovee, Elias Koteas, Ken Lesco, Brad Pitt

Votes: 647

31. Homeland (Iraq Year Zero) (2015)

334 min | Documentary

8.4
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Chronicles of everyday life in Iraq before and after the U.S. invasion.

Director: Abbas Fahdel

Votes: 329

32. Gunner Palace (2004)

PG-13 | 85 min | Documentary, War

6.7
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70 Metascore

American soldiers of the 2/3 Field Artillery, a group known as the "Gunners," tell of their experiences in Baghdad during the Iraq War. Holed up in a bombed out pleasure palace built by Sadaam Hussein, the soldiers endured hostile situations some four months after President George W. Bush declared the end of major combat operations in the country.

Directors: Petra Epperlein, Michael Tucker | Stars: Bryant Davis, Devon Dixon, Javorn Drummond, Elliot Lovett

Votes: 1,851 | Gross: $0.61M

33. WrestleMania VII (1991 TV Special)

TV-14 | 211 min | Sport

7.1
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WWF Title: Sgt. Slaughter vs. Hulk Hogan, WWF Intercontinental Title: Mr. Perfect vs. The Big Boss Man, WWF Tag Team Titles: The Hart Foundation vs. The Nasty Boys, Retirement Match: Randy ... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Remus, Hulk Hogan, Ray Traylor, Curt Hennig

Votes: 649

34. The Law of Enclosures (2000)

111 min | Drama

6.7
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Story of the same couple, first in their teenage years and then in their twilight years, paradoxically set in the same time during the backdrop of the Gulf War in the Middle East.

Director: John Greyson | Stars: Sarah Polley, Diane Ladd, Brendan Fletcher, Sean McCann

Votes: 193

35. Under Cover (1991– )

60 min | Drama, Thriller

8.3
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Short lived (six weeks) show about a husband-and-wife team of spies working for the National Intelligence Agency. The stories revolved around Dylan and Kate and their personal lives in ... See full summary »

Stars: Joher Coleman, Nick Faltas, Linda Purl, Adam Ageli

Votes: 23

36. Eternal Darkness: Sanity's Requiem (2002 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Horror

9.2
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Over the course of two millenia, twelve men and women are linked together by an accursed book known as the Tome of Eternal Darkness.

Director: Denis Dyack | Stars: Michael Bell, Earl Boen, Cam Clarke, Neil Dickson

Votes: 607

37. Laylat El-Baby Doll (2008)

Drama

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Hossam returns home to Cairo for New Year's Eve after a year's separation from his wife. At the airport, his plans for a romantic night (and to conceive a child) are thwarted by several events, including a terrorist plot.

Director: Adel Adeeb | Stars: Mahmoud Abdel Aziz, Ghada Abdel Razek, Ezzat Abou Aouf, Neville Archambault

Votes: 470

38. The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money & Power (1992– )

Documentary

8.7
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The globe-spanning story of the oil industry from the first strikes of the 19th century through the Gulf War. The industry's colorful characters and oil's key role in 20th century history are brought to life by participants and historians.

Stars: Donald Sutherland, Daniel Yergin, Norman Cooley, Stephanie Cran

Votes: 87

39. Fires of Kuwait (1992)

36 min | Documentary, Short

7.2
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After Saddam Hussein had the Kuwait Oil wells lit up, teams from all over the world fought those fires for months. They had to save the oil resources, as well as reduce air pollution. The ... See full summary »

Director: David Douglas | Star: Rip Torn

Votes: 329

40. Ha-Chaverim Shel Yana (1999)

Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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67 Metascore

Three parallel strories of immigrants in Tel Aviv during the Gulf War and about coming together while sealed in a room during the Scud attacks.

Director: Arik Kaplun | Stars: Evelyn Kaplun, Nir Levy, Shmil Ben Ari, Mosko Alkalai

Votes: 501 | Gross: $0.06M

41. L'aube du monde (2008)

95 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.2
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The Mesopotamian Marshes, at the delta of the Euphrates and Tigris rivers, in the south of Iraq. This is where Mastour and Zahra grow up. Shortly after their marriage, Mastour and Zahra are... See full synopsis »

Director: Abbas Fahdel | Stars: Karim Saleh, Hafsia Herzi, Hiam Abbass, Sayed Ragab

Votes: 197

42. Al abwab al Moghlaka (1999)

107 min | Drama

6.6
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Movie about a guy who is in his last high school year , his life was pretty simple till he started figuring out many things about how life in his society is actually going on .

Director: Atef Hetata | Stars: Mahmood Hemaidah, Sawsan Badr, Ahmed Azmi, Manal Afifi

Votes: 216

43. Trooper (2010)

Unrated | 93 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.4
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A story of a father and son, two veterans from two very different Wars, helping each other to get through each day, and heal the wounds of War.

Director: Christopher Martini | Stars: Max Martini, Robert Walden, Suzanne DiDonna, Marisa Vitali

Votes: 30

44. Summerslam (1990 TV Special)

158 min | Action, Sport

7.1
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WWF Title (Cage Match) The Ultimate Warrior vs. Rick Rude, WWF Intercontinental Title: Mr. Perfect vs. The Texas Tornado, WWF Tag Team Titles (2 out of 3 Falls) Demolition vs. The Hart ... See full summary »

Stars: Jim Hellwig, Rick Rude, Hulk Hogan, John Tenta

Votes: 259

45. Eye of the Storm (1992)

67 min | Drama

6.4
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Director: Robert Marcarelli | Stars: Joanne Baron, Jeff Conaway, Amerjit Deu, Billy Graham

Votes: 20

46. The Song of the Siren (1994)

90 min | Romance, Comedy

6.5
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The Gulf War, January 1991. Talila Katz, a yuppie Tel Avivian creative director at an ad agency falls in love with clumsy food engineer Noah Ne'eman. The war, with its Scud missiles ... See full summary »

Director: Eytan Fox | Stars: Dalit Kahan, Boaz Gur-Lavi, Yair Lapid, Orly Silbersatz Banai

Votes: 95

47. Bush's Brain (2004)

PG-13 | 80 min | Documentary

6.8
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48 Metascore

An examination of political consultant Karl Rove's influence on George W. Bush's candidacy.

Directors: Joseph Mealey, Michael Shoob | Stars: Cathy Bonner, Bruce Buchanan, Max Cleland, Shirley Cuff

Votes: 884 | Gross: $0.01M

48. American Passport (1999)

82 min | Documentary, War

7.4
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A riveting travel odyssey of a 23 year old Seattle native Reed Paget who set out to visit the Seven Wonders of the World, but instead found himself capturing the images of 12 war zones.

Director: Reed Paget

Votes: 77

49. Conflict Desert Storm (2002 Video Game)

Action

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Stars: Jay Benedict, Qarie Marshall, Patrick Poletti

Votes: 88

50. Schwarzkopf: How the War Was Won (1991 Video)

55 min | Documentary, War

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General Schwarzkopf's press briefing at the end of the Persian Gulf War.

Stars: Peter Jennings, Norman Schwarzkopf, Tony Cordesman, Bernard E. Trainor